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12/05/21

We loved our parachute games at lunchtime today 💕 https://t.co/0ZX8UOwh1j

19/04/21

Year 5 have made some brilliant bird boxes for their Easter DT project! https://t.co/OTnL2qr68O

12/03/21

A massive thank you to and for "visiting" HFSP this week - nothing beats meeting and talking to an author about their experiences to inspire our own reading and writing! https://t.co/wxpMcXarDp

12/03/21

Happy belated World Book Day 2021 from HFSP! (2/2) https://t.co/NnfG3CrVsY

12/03/21

Happy belated World Book Day 2021 from HFSP! (1/2) https://t.co/VFrWSeGqtx

08/03/21

Year 4 Meet the Author - Jenny Pearson 📚 https://t.co/ikLIwiepkm

08/03/21

Welcome back KS2 👨‍💻 ✍️ 😃 https://t.co/Lm5DMBMyqO

08/03/21

Welcome back Key Stage 1 📚 🧮 https://t.co/oDlDLZPaEW

08/03/21

Welcome back Early Years 🦕 🦖 https://t.co/rd1NtggzjU

04/03/21

Happy world book day! Look at our amazing crayons 🖍 📚 https://t.co/W8S4WayFsf

26/02/21

The final push! One-to-one Phonics tutoring for our pupils learning online. https://t.co/b9rHt8oB7E

24/02/21

How does a holiday to Mount Etna sound? Year 4 learning about volcanoes in Geography. https://t.co/tCHRatC5lP

12/02/21

Year 4 carrying out a Science experiment learning about the harmful effects certain liquids can have on our teeth. science https://t.co/iD2jilnPSD

11/02/21

Porridge making in Agra Deedy https://t.co/BXTSyBaVV2

11/02/21

Reception are getting ready for Chinese New Year 🧧 🍜 https://t.co/z8vdxN7VxF

11/02/21

Securing those number bonds 🧮 https://t.co/4AG0r09qt2

09/02/21

Key Stage One took part in their Speech Bubbles session today. Children from home and from school participated 🙂 https://t.co/WbiYu9W07X

01/02/21

Year 4 have created their very own Roman God Trump cards this week! Who’s the strongest? 💪 https://t.co/qQVrim5pRn

22/01/21

Year 4 have created some fantastic diagrams of the digestive system for Science! https://t.co/2hUQr0PnuR

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Year 4

Year 4 Curriculum Overview

Term

Content

 

Aut

Unit Overview

Tectonic Plates

Enquiry Question: How do earthquakes and volcanoes affect people?

  • How do the Earth’s plates move?
  • How do fold mountains form?
  • Why do earthquakes occur?
  • How do volcanoes form?
  • What are the impacts of earthquakes and volcanoes?

Use of atlas to show plate boundaries

Use of atlas to identify mountain ranges

Big Ideas

Physical geography: features, impact and processes; Interactions between physical and human geography; Natural disasters

NC Link

Human and physical geography, describe and understand key aspects of: physical geography, including: rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes

Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied

Spr

Unit Overview

Italy

Enquiry Question: What makes Italy distinctive?

  • Where is Italy? What are Italy’s regions?
  • What are Italy’s main physical and human features?
  • Why and how do people live near Mnt Edna?
  • What are the physical and human features of Naples?
  • How has Naples changed over the last century?

Use a grid reference and compass points to describe the location of key features in Italy

Use map symbols and a key to identify key features in Italy

Big Ideas

Locational Knowledge; Place Knowledge; Physical Geography: Features, Impact, Climate; Human Geography: Features, Impact, Processes; Interactions between physical and human geography;

NC Link

  • Locate the world’s countries, using maps to focus on Europe
  • Understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of a region in a European country
  • Describe and understand key aspects of human geography including: Types of settlement and land use
  • Describe and understand key aspects of physical geography including: Rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes
  • Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied
  • Use the eight points of a compass, four and six-figure grid references, symbols and key to describe the location of features and routes on a map.

Sum

Unit Overview

Rivers and Coasts

Enquiry Question: How does water affect our lives?

  • What is the water cycle and how does it work?
  • What is a river?
  • What are the landforms along a river?
  • What human interactions do we have with rivers?
  • What is a coastal zone?
  • What processes occur at the coast? Erosion, deposition and transportation. 
  • How are humans protecting the coast?

Use of OS maps to identify coastal areas and features.

Interpretation of photos to see how areas have changed over time.

Interpretation of diagrams to understand key features and landforms found along rivers and coasts.

Possible fieldwork visits to a local stream to measure width, depth, velocity. This data will then be used to construct simple graphs to show how a river changes over time.

Big Ideas

Physical Geography: Features, Impact, Process, Climate

NC Link

Describe and understand key aspects of human geography including: Distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water

Describe and understand key aspects of physical geography including: The water cycle

Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied

Use the eight points of a compass, four and six-figure grid references, symbols and key to describe the location of features and routes on a map.